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Bergmann Comments on Surface Transportation Board’s Pro-Amtrak Decision on Right of Way over Cargo Traffic

09 Aug 2016

The Surface Transportation Board (STB) in July withdrew an earlier policy statement that implied that Amtrak’s long-standing right of way over cargo traffic along U.S. railways was not necessarily an absolute rule. Cynthia A. Bergmann, Leader of the Transportation Industry Practice Team and Co-Leader of the Corporate Practice Group, comments for a Law360 story, remarking that the STB action clearly is a victory for Amtrak, but that drawn out legal challenges from freight rail carriers are likely. The article, "Amtrak’s STB Preference Win Tees Up Legal Challenges," was published Aug. 5, 2016.

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